|''The Comedy Hour'' - 24 December 1950|
This is an episode of "The Comedy Hour", sponsored by Frigidaire. The performers in this episode include comedian Bob Hope, actor Robert Cummings, harpist Robert Maxwell, opera singer Lily Pons, tap-dancer Betty Bruce, and a speech by Eleanor Roosevelt. Lots of comedy, music, dancing and heavy-handed talks about "freedom" (please let me know if the video plays back OK. Also, please note that on several occasions the kinescope print appears to have sprocket hole damage).
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; 1950; Early Television; Bob Hope; Robert Cummings; Bob Cummings; Robert Maxwell; Lily Pons; Betty Bruce; Eleanor Roosevelt; Comedy; Music; Dance; Dancing; Sprocket hole damage; Black and white; tap-dancing; opera singer; harpist; Frigidaire; Kinescope; Christmas; Choir; Singer; Dancer; NBC; Live television
|''The Arthur Murray Party'' - 15 February 1954|
An episode of that popular 1950's TV series "The Arthur Murray Party". This show aired on ABC for the first few months of its broadcast as Arthur Murray Party Time, then moved to the DuMont Television Network, ABC, CBS, DuMont, CBS, NBC, CBS, and finally NBC (in that order). This episode features special guest Johnnie Ray, a hugely popular singer who was still in the closet at the time. This episode had been uploaded before, but that upload vanished for reasons unrelated to copyright...
Keywords: Classic TV; TV; Television; 50s; 1950s; 50's; 1950's; Fifties; 50s TV; 1950s TV; 50's TV; 1950's TV; 50s Television; 50's Television; 1950s Television; 1950's Television; Dancing; Dance; Musical Performer; Johnnie Ray; Oldies Music
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